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Emile D'Andre vs Wilhelm Steinitz
Paris (1867), Paris FRA, Jun-28
Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical Variation (C48)  ·  0-1


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  tpstar: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bc5 <The Spanish 4N where 4 ... Bc5 scores well for White Opening Explorer > 5. 0-0 d6 <5 ... 0-0 6. Nxe5 Re8 7. Nxc6 dxc6 Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857 > <[last book move]<>> 6. Bxc6+ <White doubles Black's Pawns but gives up the Two Bishops - 6. d4 ed 7. Nxd4 Bd7 8. Nf5 0-0 Paulsen vs Zukertort, 1877 > bxc6 7. d3 Bg4 8. Be3 Bb6 9. Ne2 <[9. Qe2 Rb8 =]<>> Qd7 <Consider 9 ... Bxf3 10. gxf3 Qd7> 10. Nh4 g5!? <A speculative Pawn sacrifice> <[10 ... Rb8!? ]<>> 11. Bxg5 <[ ]<>> Nh5 12. Be3 Qe7 13. Nf5 Bxf5 14. Bxb6 Bxe4 <Desperado> 15. Be3 <Worse is 15. Bxc7 Bxg2 16. Bxd6 Qxd6 17. Kxg2 Rg8+ with wide open lines against White's King> Bd5 <Material is now even with BOOC> 16. c4 Be6 17. f4 f6 18. Nd4?? <A Discovery on the Nh5 but White misses a tactic> <[18. f5 Bf7 19. Nc3 ]<>> exd4 19. Qxh5+? <[19. Bxd4 Qf7 20. f5 ]<>> Bf7 <A Discovery on the Be3> 20. Qf3 Qxe3+ <Black trades Queens while winning material> 21. Qxe3+ dxe3 22. Rae1 Kd7 23. Rxe3 Rae8 24. Ref3 <[24. Rfe1 d5 ]<>> Re2 25. Rb1 <[25. R1f2 ]<>> Rg8 <Black's Rooks attack decisively> 26. g3 Bh5 27. Rff1 Rge8 28. h3 <[28. b4 ]<>> R8e3 29. g4 Rg3+ 30. Kh1 Rxh3+ 31. Kg1 Rhh2 0-1 <White's King is cornered>.

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